Must Read: Supply Chain Issues Pose Challenges for Mass Beauty Retail, Is Festival Style Still Relevant?


These are the stories that make fashion headlines on Friday.

Supply chain issues pose challenges for beauty retail
Although beauty has been a “bright spot” for mass retailers over the past few years, there are growing concerns that it won’t last, especially as supply chain issues continue to plague the industry. ‘industry. This, among other concerns, will be an important topic on the agenda of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ annual meeting next week in Palm Beach, Florida, reports Faye Brookman for WWD. {WWD}

Is the “festival style” still relevant?
Does the concept of “festival style” still resonate? Véronique Hyland explores the subject in a column for She, asking, “This weekend, when Coachella returns after a two-year absence, what will the style of its attendees look like? And, while it still graces the sites of many retailers, is ‘festival style’ still a relevant concept?” As a new generation attends the festivals, there is speculation that the style of the festival will simply evolve and the overall aesthetic will be “Gen Z-ified”, with “extremelyEuphoric mood.” {She}

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Explore the rise of LoveShackFancy
Jessica Testa explores the growing popularity and success of clothing brand LoveShackFancy, especially amid the pandemic, for The New York Times. “What happened [over the last few years] was a strategic shift driven by a few factors, among them the realization by the owners of LoveShackFancy that their customers were behaving like fans,” Testa writes. to 2021, according to the company — but also an increase in bewilderment among people outside of its customer base. In a time marked by pandemic, war, social strife, and a generally unrelenting sense of doom, where did this pretty, brash, wealthy, and totally doom-free brand come from?” {The New York Times}

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